Functional Medicine: A Refreshing & Modern Approach to Medicine

What exactly is Functional Medicine and how do we integrate it into our practice? Functional Medicine uses an evidence based, systems biological approach to identify and address underlying causes of diseases- and is grounded in the belief that the patient is at the center of their own health journey. In Functional & Integrative Medicine, [...]

By |2022-08-02T23:42:01-05:00August 2nd, 2022|The LIVE IT Philosophy|1 Comment

Private Eye

The other day I saw an eager 8 year old patient really wanted to listen to his heart with the stethoscope. I love it when my patients want to learn and happily let him. Then I asked him if he wanted to be a doctor when he grows up. He replied “No, I want to [...]

By |2022-08-02T23:41:31-05:00August 2nd, 2022|The LIVE IT Philosophy|0 Comments

Patterns of Dysregulation: Post Covid Syndrome

As an Integrative & Functional Medicine physician I cannot help but see correlations and patterns. This is what I do.  I listen to your story and observe patterns related to your health. Over the past few years,  I could not help but to note so many similarities between people suffering from Post Covid Syndrome and [...]

By |2021-12-22T01:38:19-06:00December 20th, 2021|Uncategorized|1 Comment

On Light & Healing

In integrative medicine there are many connections between light and healing. I have always been passionate about investigating and exploring various treatment modalities that can leverage the body’s energy into healing. Recently, I found myself further drawn to this when I observed immune system parallels between chronic viral illness and post COVID syndrome. I revisited [...]

By |2021-11-22T21:06:03-06:00November 22nd, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dodging Delta

As the coronavirus crisis continues to evolve, as our hospitals continue to fill,  and as a new school year begins many people are questioning what other plans or actions should they be taking. Currently with the DELTA variant exploding around us, it continues to be so important to be proactive and take care of ourselves. [...]

By |2021-08-18T14:16:09-05:00August 18th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Monoclonal Antibody Infusion Therapy

Another advantageous tool we have to help mediate COVID infections and break through cases is Monoclonal Antibody Infusion Therapy. Monoclonal antibodies are laboratory-made proteins that mimic the immune system's ability to fight off harmful pathogens such as viruses. Monoclonal Antibody Infusion Therapy may help decrease or prevent severe symptoms for COVID infection. This is a [...]

By |2021-08-23T05:14:07-05:00August 18th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Low Dose Naltrexone

I have been prescribing Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN) in my practice for some time and continue to see many of my patients benefit from using it. LDN has an anti inflammatory effect that can help with many conditions including: Arthritis Autism Autoimmune Diseases Hashimotos Crohns Ulcerative Colitis Psoriasis Chronic pain Eczema Endometriosis Irritable Bowel [...]

By |2021-04-26T21:06:49-05:00April 26th, 2021|Uncategorized|2 Comments

A Very COVID New Year

Well, it was a matter of statistics and it happened. After maintaining a COVID-free home for almost all of 2020, New Years Eve morning my teenage son walked into the room with a mask on and asked me to take his temperature: 99.7. Only 99.7, but I knew this was not like him and [...]

By |2021-01-18T08:29:53-06:00January 14th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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